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The following information contains the legally required information on provider identification and other information obligations as well as important legal information on the website of the Hermann von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres.


The provider of this website is the Hermann von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres.


Association headquarters and Bonn office

Ahrstraße 45, 53175 Bonn

Telephone: +49 (0) 228 30818-0

Fax: +49 (0) 228 30818-30

Email: info (at) helmholtz.de

Web address: nachhaltig-forschen.de

Register of Associations

The Hermann von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres is registered in the Register of Associations of the Bonn District Court under the registration number VR 7942.

Sales tax identification number: DE273683952


The Hermann von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres is legally represented by the Association's Board of Directors. The President is the Executive Board of the Association:

Prof. Dr med. Dr h.c. mult. Otmar D. Wiestler

Berlin office

Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str. 2, 10178 Berlin

Telephone: +49 (0) 30 206329-52

Fax: +49 (0) 30 206329-59

Email: president (at) helmholtz.de

Web address: www.helmholtz.de

Editorial responsibility

Since 2021, the project manager of the joint research project LeNa Shape has been responsible for the website www.nachhaltig-forschen.de (subdomain of the website of the Hermann von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres):

Barbara Kranen

Business Development Division

Research Centre Jülich GmbH

Phone: +49 (0)2461 61 96464

Email: b.kranen (at) fz-juelich.de

Legal notice regarding copyright

Copyright © by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. and Leibniz-Gemeinschaft.

All rights reserved.

The layout, graphics and other content of the www.nachhaltig-forschen.de website are protected by copyright.

Images and video files may only be used for editorial purposes. Use is free of charge if the source is cited. Graphic changes - except for cropping the main motif - are not permitted.

It is hereby expressly permitted - subject to the restrictions below - to copy, print and distribute these web pages and the documents and video files attached to them.

  • The web pages and documents made available here may only be used for information purposes.
  • These pages and documents may not be used for commercial purposes.
  • Each copy (this also applies to excerpts) must contain this copyright notice.


The Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft e.V. as content provider is responsible for its own content, which it makes available for use, in accordance with the general laws.

We endeavour to ensure that the content of this website is always up-to-date, correct and complete. Nevertheless, the occurrence of errors cannot be completely ruled out. The provider accepts no liability for the topicality, accuracy or completeness of the information provided on its website. This refers to any material or non-material damage to third parties caused by the use of this website and for information made available for download.

The provider reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the website or the entire website without prior notice or to cease publication temporarily or permanently.

Legal information for links to external websites

The www.nachhaltig-forschen.de website contains links to information provided on third-party websites or servers that are not subject to the control and responsibility of the providers of www.nachhaltig-forschen.de. The providers of www.nachhaltig-forschen.de are not responsible for the content of linked external websites. The respective external provider is always responsible for the content of the linked external pages. We assume no responsibility or guarantee for this information and do not approve or support its content. When the link was first created, we checked the external content to determine whether it could give rise to civil or criminal liability. However, permanent monitoring of the content of the linked external pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of an infringement. If we discover or are informed by others that an external offer to which we have provided a link triggers civil or criminal liability, we will immediately remove the link to this offer. The providers expressly distance themselves from such content.

Please send comments and corrections directly to: b.kranen (at) fz-juelich.de .

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